New school lunch guidelines take effect this fall

New Agriculture Department guidelines for school lunches will take effect this fall, including the first national calorie and sodium limits for what can be servedRead More

Age increases chances of fathering autistic child

A man's age could affect his chances for having a child with autism. A new study from Iceland said for each decade a man ages,Read More

Putting the ‘high’ in high school

They should be focusing on reading, writing and arithmetic, but too many teens are drinking and smoking marijuana during school hours according to a newRead More

Viewer Voices: Todd Akin campaign

ST. LOUIS — Rep. Todd Akin defied the nation's top Republicans Tuesday to forge ahead with his besieged Senate campaign, declaring that GOP leaders wereRead More

EPA: Cape Cod water woes not our problem

BOSTON (AP) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has asked a judge to dismiss a lawsuit brought by environmental groups claiming the agency is notRead More

Taylor Swift, Conor Kennedy visit his mom’s grave

BARNSTABLE, Mass. (AP) — Country singer Taylor Swift joined several members of the Kennedy clan, including boyfriend Conor Kennedy, in a somber weekend visit toRead More

Viewer Voices: Sox fire pitching coach

BOSTON — The slumping Boston Red Sox will have a new pitching coach for the remainder of their tumultuous first season under manager Bobby Valentine.Read More

Dolphins found stranded on Cape Cod in Mass.

WELLFLEET, Mass. (AP) — Six dolphins have been stranded in Wellfleet and two of them have died. The animals were found Sunday morning at theRead More

Antibiotics and obesity

Three years ago, Elisa Nicholson got the best surprise of all: Sophie, her daughter who she refers to as her “miracle baby.” Nicholson says doctorsRead More

Fisherman spots shark off Chatham coast

CHATHAM, Mass. (WHDH) — Yet another shark was spotted off the coast of Cape Cod. A 7News viewer sent in a video he took threeRead More